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# Mix-up

Last year
Hibernian apologise after admin error leads to Premier Sports Cup elimination
The penalty relates to the use of Rocky Bushiri during a suspension.
Maradona's daughter claims wrong 'Hand of God' jersey up for auction
Dalma Maradona says the shirt was actually worn by her father during the goalless first half of the 1986 World Cup quarter-final.
All time
Man claims he wrongfully spent 10 days in jail after Garda Pulse profile mix-up
Joseph Connor at all times disputed the existence of such a warrant against him.
Incorrect Covid vaccine mixture given to a number of people at Aviva vaccine centre
Those affected have since been contacted to be re-vaccinated, the HSE said.
Confusion sown by UK ministers over rules for England's lockdown
New rules are coming into effect in England on Thursday in an effort to control the spread of Covid-19.
Controversy at Fillies' Mile as Aidan O'Brien horses run with wrong numbers and jockeys
Wrong saddles put on runners in Friday’s Group One at Newmarket.
Froome knocked off his bike by French policeman who mistakes him for fan
‘It was a misunderstanding. Chris is fine,’ said a Team Sky spokesman.
Revenue threatens to dock public servant's pay over a property they'd never heard of
It’s unclear why Revenue believed that the individual owed the State outstanding tax on a number of properties in another county.
An Austrian hospital gave parents the wrong babies and nobody knew for nearly 30 years
Doris Gruenwald only found out after she took a DNA test.
A bathroom mix-up caused a Sligo train to be held up for 40 minutes
The train waited for 40 minutes in a lay-by at Enfield – here’s the full story.
Accountants behind Oscars mix-up will never work ceremony again
The screw-up marked the most embarrassing mistake in Oscars history.
Academy apologises for Best Picture fiasco as tweeting accountant blamed
The academy also apologised to presenters Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway and to viewers.
'It's embarrassing and smacks of ignorance' - Nazi-era German anthem mistakenly sang at Fed Cup
Tennis player Andrea Petkovic is outraged while organisers have apologised for the gaffe.
Single mother went on 'massive spending spree' after €51k accidentally put in her account, court hears
The Finglas woman told the court, “Any young girl on social welfare like me would have done what I did.”
Adult chat line sending models to Westport after town bombarded with calls meant for Babestation
Babestation apologised both to disappointed callers who made the calls and Westport residents who received them.
Kammy produced another comical moment on Soccer Saturday yesterday
‘Sacary Bagna… Bacary…. eh, Sagna!’
Opportunities abound, fresh faces, and Ireland's returning big names
Joe Schmidt has named an exciting matchday 23 for the clash with Canada.
Sentencing of inmate who assaulted three prison officers suspended over Section 99 problems
The case will not be heard until a recent High Court decision on activation of suspended sentences has been clarified.
Who's Shane McLowry? ESPN reporter gets his Irish golfers mixed up during Masters interview
The Offaly man appeared to take it well.
This junior infant mixed up Easter and Paddy's Day and created something hilarious
Rewriting the history books.
Man orders Kindle, gets tumour specimen instead
Not a great gift.
‘I must have taken 10 million pictures and autographs’ – McGregor apologises to disgruntled fans
The UFC interim featherweight champion has cancelled the final charity Q&A event.
A Cork newspaper just mixed up two very different Grahams
Noooo. Just noooo.
Cork City apologise to fans who were locked out of Turner's Cross
A number of supporters missed last night’s SSE Airtricity League game with Dundalk after the gates were shut temporarily.
John Player mix-up sees smokers get the wrong cigarettes in their packets
The factory say a production line error is the cause of a packaging mix-up.
Hospital accidentally sent miscarried babies to laundrette instead of morgue
The hospital has been in contact with the family.
A New York priest insists he has NOT signed for Celtic
At least it wasn’t Philipp Lahm of God.
Something seems a bit off in Graham Norton's Google biography...
Well that doesn’t sound right.
RTÉ Teletext also fell prey to the old Obama-Osama mistake
First CNN, now Teletext. Is anybody safe?
CNN is the latest to fall victim to the classic Obama-Osama mix up
Not again.
Sainsbury's staff poster with plans to make customers spend more goes viral
The supermarket chain is not too pleased about the mix-up, naturally.
Google had an epic NSFW mix-up with an innocent English village
Poor Skellow.
A US couple accidentally flew to Grenada instead of Granada...
The couple asked a member of the airline’s crew what was going on… “He said ‘Spain? What are you talking about?”
Mary Lou says Taoiseach held secret meeting with Shatter... but government says he didn't
The Taoiseach’s office says a ‘clerical error’ is to blame for the diary entry that recorded a meeting taking place 36 hours before it actually did.
BBC News mixes up the Irish and Indian Olympic teams
Hey! That’s us!
Patrick Halpin still missing after police 'mix-up' reported that he had been found
The 18-year-old has been missing in London since Wednesday morning.
Eason apologises after tickets mix-up for Alex Ferguson event
The former Manchester United manager will be in Dublin to promote his autobiography in November.
Investigation underway after Nurofen tablet mix-up
A large number of Nurofen Plus packets were found in the UK to contain an anti-psychotic drug, Seroquel XL.
No jag-pot for online Lotto winners
Due to an error, everyone who won a cash prize on an online promotion was told they also won a €150,000 Jaguar XK convertible.
Cribbin was willing to switch dates to accommodate Limerick, he reveals
Two Limerick players have been forced to choose which code to play after their football and hurling teams had matches scheduled for the same day in different venues.